The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1370 1526 1479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.60% 21.72% 22.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.47% 25.35% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1367 1279
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4812 6019 5619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.41% 85.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 5083 4676
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 894 £45,000 +12.50% 220
Cheshire -1 301 £40,000 - 72
Merseyside -1 110 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Lancashire -3 52 £37,500 -3.84% 26
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 - 2
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development.

1 1051 (35.52%) .NET
2 1046 (35.35%) C#
3 838 (28.32%) SQL Server
4 813 (27.48%) Scrum
5 811 (27.41%) SQL
6 768 (25.95%) TDD
7 714 (24.13%) Java
8 697 (23.56%) JavaScript
9 663 (22.41%) ASP.NET
10 637 (21.53%) MVC
11 635 (21.46%) HTML
12 558 (18.86%) CSS
13 514 (17.37%) Finance
14 489 (16.53%) Web Services
15 459 (15.51%) Windows
16 443 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 418 (14.13%) WCF
18 395 (13.35%) SDLC
19 385 (13.01%) Degree
20 352 (11.90%) Software Engineering
20 352 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
21 351 (11.86%) Microsoft
22 344 (11.63%) jQuery
22 344 (11.63%) BDD
23 322 (10.88%) Project Management
24 321 (10.85%) Git (software)
25 318 (10.75%) OO
26 298 (10.07%) .NET Framework
27 289 (9.77%) AngularJS
28 285 (9.63%) QA

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Agile Software Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 237 (8.01%) Node.js
2 85 (2.87%) CMS
3 66 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 59 (1.99%) Apache
5 54 (1.82%) JBoss
6 46 (1.55%) Confluence
7 44 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 43 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 41 (1.39%) SharePoint
10 27 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 27 (0.91%) WebLogic
11 26 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
12 23 (0.78%) Umbraco
13 21 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 21 (0.71%) IIS
13 21 (0.71%) WordPress
14 19 (0.64%) Alfresco
15 16 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 13 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 180 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.82%) MS Project
3 53 (1.79%) MS Office
4 39 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.18%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.068%) InDesign
9 2 (0.068%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 21 (0.71%) Magento
2 12 (0.41%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.17%) SAP hybris
5 5 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.068%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.034%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.034%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.034%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 134 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (1.96%) SaaS
4 30 (1.01%) GitHub
5 25 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (0.74%) PaaS
7 20 (0.68%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.41%) Office 365
10 5 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.17%) Route 53
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.068%) Force.com
12 2 (0.068%) IaaS
12 2 (0.068%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.068%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.38%) Internet
2 50 (1.69%) HTTP
3 24 (0.81%) HTTPS
4 23 (0.78%) DNS
5 14 (0.47%) Firewall
6 11 (0.37%) LAN
6 11 (0.37%) VPN
7 10 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 10 (0.34%) VLAN
8 9 (0.30%) DHCP
9 8 (0.27%) Broadband
9 8 (0.27%) SAN
9 8 (0.27%) SPDY
9 8 (0.27%) Wireless
10 7 (0.24%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.20%) SNMP
11 6 (0.20%) VoIP
11 6 (0.20%) WAN
11 6 (0.20%) WLAN
12 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 191 (6.45%) MySQL
3 176 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 173 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 155 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 135 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 127 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 105 (3.55%) Relational Database
9 76 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
10 74 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 70 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 61 (2.06%) MongoDB
13 57 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (1.18%) Oracle Database
15 31 (1.05%) Big Data
15 31 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
16 30 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.88%) Power BI
18 24 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
19 20 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 321 (10.85%) Git (software)
2 217 (7.33%) NUnit
3 209 (7.06%) Selenium
4 192 (6.49%) JIRA
5 189 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 160 (5.41%) MSTest
7 158 (5.34%) Visual Studio
8 111 (3.75%) Moq
9 103 (3.48%) Jenkins
10 95 (3.21%) Rhino Mocks
11 94 (3.18%) Subversion
12 84 (2.84%) Cucumber
13 80 (2.70%) HP UFT
14 74 (2.50%) Maven
15 66 (2.23%) JUnit
16 55 (1.86%) WebDriver
17 47 (1.59%) Eclipse
18 45 (1.52%) SoapUI
19 42 (1.42%) SpecFlow
20 37 (1.25%) Grunt
General
1 514 (17.37%) Finance
2 101 (3.41%) Games
3 100 (3.38%) Marketing
3 100 (3.38%) Retail
4 83 (2.81%) Banking
5 47 (1.59%) Advertising
6 46 (1.55%) Legal
7 34 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.61%) Law
10 15 (0.51%) Electronics
11 9 (0.30%) Back Office
12 8 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.24%) Automotive
13 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.17%) Billing
15 5 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1499 (50.66%) Developer
2 621 (20.99%) .NET Developer
3 382 (12.91%) Analyst
4 353 (11.93%) C# Developer
5 279 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 253 (8.55%) Java Developer
7 249 (8.42%) Senior Developer
8 209 (7.06%) Software Developer
9 202 (6.83%) Project Manager
10 196 (6.62%) Test Analyst
11 176 (5.95%) Tester
12 155 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
13 147 (4.97%) Software Engineer
14 143 (4.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 140 (4.73%) Business Analyst
16 124 (4.19%) SQL Developer
17 115 (3.89%) Web Developer
18 111 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
19 92 (3.11%) Architect
20 89 (3.01%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1051 (35.52%) .NET
2 663 (22.41%) ASP.NET
3 635 (21.46%) HTML
4 558 (18.86%) CSS
5 489 (16.53%) Web Services
6 443 (14.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 418 (14.13%) WCF
8 344 (11.63%) jQuery
9 298 (10.07%) .NET Framework
10 289 (9.77%) AngularJS
11 281 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 280 (9.46%) XML
13 270 (9.12%) RESTful
14 241 (8.14%) Spring
15 202 (6.83%) WPF
16 183 (6.18%) HTML5
17 177 (5.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 169 (5.71%) Hibernate
19 168 (5.68%) SOAP
20 161 (5.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 214 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (6.15%) User Experience
3 162 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 135 (4.56%) Computer Science
4 135 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
5 91 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
6 73 (2.47%) N-Tier
7 49 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 48 (1.62%) iPhone
9 46 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 37 (1.25%) Statistics
11 32 (1.08%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.01%) Replication
13 26 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 26 (0.88%) iPad
14 20 (0.68%) Fintech
15 18 (0.61%) Telematics
16 17 (0.57%) Mathematics
16 17 (0.57%) Streaming Music
17 16 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 459 (15.51%) Windows
2 214 (7.23%) Linux
3 142 (4.80%) Android
4 115 (3.89%) Apple iOS
5 95 (3.21%) Unix
6 49 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.81%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.78%) CentOS
9 21 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.41%) Windows CE
13 11 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.24%) AIX
15 6 (0.20%) Debian
15 6 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (27.48%) Scrum
2 768 (25.95%) TDD
3 637 (21.53%) MVC
4 395 (13.35%) SDLC
5 352 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 352 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 344 (11.63%) BDD
7 322 (10.88%) Project Management
8 318 (10.75%) OO
9 274 (9.26%) Web Application Development
10 258 (8.72%) Waterfall
11 229 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 205 (6.93%) Kanban
13 186 (6.29%) Test Scripting
14 183 (6.18%) Mentoring
15 171 (5.78%) SOA
16 170 (5.75%) PRINCE2
17 169 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 159 (5.37%) DevOps
19 155 (5.24%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1046 (35.35%) C#
2 811 (27.41%) SQL
3 714 (24.13%) Java
4 697 (23.56%) JavaScript
5 213 (7.20%) PHP
6 166 (5.61%) T-SQL
7 162 (5.47%) C++
8 153 (5.17%) Ruby
9 142 (4.80%) Python
10 109 (3.68%) VB.NET
11 80 (2.70%) C
12 69 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 59 (1.99%) Shell Script
14 54 (1.82%) VB
15 43 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 37 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 36 (1.22%) Scala
18 28 (0.95%) Bash Shell
19 24 (0.81%) VBA
20 22 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 385 (13.01%) Degree
2 199 (6.73%) ISEB
3 145 (4.90%) ISTQB
4 45 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 27 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.68%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.64%) HND
10 17 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 13 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.44%) PMP
12 11 (0.37%) HNC
13 9 (0.30%) MCSE
14 8 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (0.24%) MCP
15 7 (0.24%) SC Cleared
16 5 (0.17%) APMG
16 5 (0.17%) CCA
16 5 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (9.63%) QA
2 14 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.34%) SLA
5 5 (0.17%) HL7
5 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.17%) P3O
6 3 (0.10%) COBIT
6 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.10%) TickIT
6 3 (0.10%) Val IT
7 2 (0.068%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.068%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.068%) SEPA
7 2 (0.068%) WCAG
8 1 (0.034%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.034%) FATCA
8 1 (0.034%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (1.18%) Docker
2 23 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.27%) vSphere
5 7 (0.24%) Varnish
6 6 (0.20%) XenApp
7 4 (0.14%) Xen
7 4 (0.14%) XenServer
8 2 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.068%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.068%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.068%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.034%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.034%) HDFS
9 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 75 (2.53%) Puppet
3 36 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.51%) Perfmon
5 8 (0.27%) Cobbler
6 7 (0.24%) Nagios
6 7 (0.24%) SCOM
7 5 (0.17%) SELinux
7 5 (0.17%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.17%) Wonderware InTouch
8 4 (0.14%) Ansible
9 2 (0.068%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.068%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.068%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.068%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.068%) SCCM
9 2 (0.068%) StatsD
10 1 (0.034%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.034%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.034%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 351 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 186 (6.29%) Oracle
3 59 (1.99%) Google
4 52 (1.76%) IBM
5 45 (1.52%) Facebook
6 39 (1.32%) Adobe
7 33 (1.12%) Twitter
8 31 (1.05%) SAP
8 31 (1.05%) Zend
9 28 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 25 (0.84%) HP
11 24 (0.81%) VMware
12 19 (0.64%) EPiServer
13 16 (0.54%) Apple
13 16 (0.54%) webMethods
14 15 (0.51%) Citrix
15 14 (0.47%) SaltStack
15 14 (0.47%) Symbian
15 14 (0.47%) WSO2
16 11 (0.37%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Salary is negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday